Due to Transitions with the Library, We Will Not be Able to Offer Classes until Further Notice. However, We Will Continue to Offer One-On-One Consultations by Appointment.
WHEN YOU NEED COMPUTER HELP AT THE LIBRARY:
**Bringing a trusted friend may be necessary.**
Generally, the Circulation Staff can help you:
Open the internet & go to a specific website with a URL
Open a Word document
Print a document that you have opened/created
Attach files to an email
Print a tax form.
Please bring someone to assist you with:
Creating a resume
Finding forms or filling out forms on the internet
Navigating within websites or finding specific websites if you don't have the URL
Accessing legal, private, personal, or confidential information.
One-on-One consultations can be scheduled according to the staff's availability. Thank you!
Do you need help with your tablet, iPad, or Kindle Fire? Are you interested in our eBook collection but don't know where to start? Make an appointment with Beth or Audrey, our Technical Liaisons.
Due to the large variety of smartphones, we are unable to offer consultations on the use of smartphones at this time.
*Appointments are based on staff's availability.
*Device Required at Consultation.
Computer Class Catalog
Registration is limited and must be done in-person at the library. There is a $5 refundable deposit per class payable in cash at the time of registration.
This is the full catalog of classes offered through the library. **Classes are not currently offered at this time.**
This beginning class will cover a general overview of the computer, starting with how to turn it on, using the mouse and keyboard, working with Windows, and basic computer terminology.
Intro to the Internet:
Learn about the World Wide Web, how to navigate a Web browser such as Google, and explore the library's Web site. *Computer Basics training or familiarity with basic mouse, keyboard, and computer functions required.
Provides hands-on exercises and goes into more depth about Internet searching. *Internet Basics Class required to attend.**NO EXCEPTIONS.
Learn how to set up a free Gmail account, send and read messages, and send attachments. *Internet Basics training or familiarity with the Internet required to attend.
Intro to Microsoft Word:
Participants will get an overview of Microsoft Word 2010, create a simple document, correct spelling, adjust margins, save, print, and open files. *Must have Computer Basics training or familiarity with basic computer functions.
Intro to Publisher:
Learn to create flyers, poster, newsletters and more! Must have Computers Basics training or familiarity with basic computer functions.
Intro to Excel:
Participants will get an overview of Excel, create a simple spreadsheet, basic table, adjust margins, save, print, and open files. *Must have Computer Basics training or familiarity with basic computer functions.
Intro to eBay:
Learn to create an eBay account! Participants will learn the basics of buying and selling on the largest Internet auction site on the web.*Must have Intermediate Internet training or familiarity using the Internet.
Intro to Facebook:
Participants will set up a basic profile, learn how to accept & send a friend request, the difference between writing on a wall & sending a message, and learn about basic Facebook security features. *A valid email is required. Must have Intermediate Internet training or familiarity using the Internet.
Intro to Our Digital Archives:
Join our Historical Liaison, as she demonstrates how to access and explore "The Fowlerville Review" and the "Fowlerville News and Views" in the library computer lab. *Familiarity with basic mouse, keyboard, and computer functions required.
Intro to Ancestry.com:
Learn the basics of this genealogy site and begin to explore your family tree from the comfort of your local library. *Must have Intermediate Internet training or familiarity using the Internet.
Please note: Internet computers will be unavailable for general, public use while computer classes are in session.
All classes are intended for residents of the Fowlerville School District area.